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1942.616 (RS162653)

Description

Three drawers in the lower case; drop desk; tambour doors; upper case with inlaid doors, adjustable shelves; pierced cornice.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1820
Inscriptions
In pencil on drawers: drawer nos. In pencil on backboard: ""This Side/Down"" on top: ""Top""
Material
birch (wood)
cherry (wood)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
pine (wood)
veneering
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
Cherry
cherry (wood)
desks
Federal
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
maple (wood)
Oak
Pine
pine (wood)
Possibly oak (wood)
secretaries (furniture)
Secretary
Veneered
veneering
Dimensions
86.5 x 39.75 x 22 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.616
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Margaret R. Claflin
GUSN
53083

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